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Letters Tobacco use in low and middle income countries

Roadside tobacco advertising in India

BMJ 2022; 378 doi: (Published 23 September 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;378:o2291
  1. Sunil Kumar Raina, professor and head of community medicine,
  2. Sakshi Supehia, project coordinator
  1. Department of Community Medicine, Dr R P Government Medical College, Tanda, India
  1. ojasrainasunil{at}

Theilmann and colleagues conclude that their study “can inform the design and targeting of efforts to reduce tobacco use in low and middle income countries and serve as a benchmark for monitoring progress towards national and international goals.”1

Reaching a state of tobacco control in low and middle income countries like India will need the involvement of multiple stakeholders. But more importantly the government …

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